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Being a Caregiver

"Formal" caregivers are paid for their services and have had training and education in providing care. "Informal" caregivers, also called family caregivers, are people who provide care to family or friends, usually without payment.

Helping Kids Cope with a Divorce

Anger, fear, separation anxiety, a sense of abandonment, self-blame, sadness and embarrassment are common reactions to divorce for most children.

Helping Kids Get Over their Fears

Studies indicate that almost all children report having fears. Some of the most common fears are of bugs or ghosts, and studies have shown that kids are afraid of pretty much the same things no matter where they live in the world.

How to Beat Serious Stress

When you're faced with a highly stressful event in your life, the strategies outlined here will help you cope.

How to Comfort a Crying Baby

Some babies cry for long stretches at 3 and 12 weeks of age during steps in development when their sleep is less settled.

The Power of Meditation

Meditation allows you to become more awake and more deliberate about your actions. It teaches you how to respond rather than react to situations in your life.

Your Child’s Separation Anxiety and School

The prospect of new experiences away from parents or other loved ones can be quite frightening, especially for younger children. These worries are a normal part of development for all children.